Sensory R&D Analyst


Kinsa Group
Chicago, IL
United States

Industry
Candy and Chocolate
Job Start Date
12/2/2019
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $60,000 To $80,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Up to 50%
Job Description
Kinsa/ABR Professional Search is recruiting for a:  Sensory R&D Analyst

Location: Chicago, IL

Mission: 

Our client, a large candy company that was No. 1 in seasonal non-chocolate confections and No. 2 in everyday non-chocolate confections while emerging as a new powerhouse in U.S. snacks.  They are looking for a Sensory R&D Analyst to join their team. The mission for this position is to collaborate with the technical team in research and development to develop sensory testing protocols leveraged throughout the product development process.

Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Sensory Science or relevant field and at least 5 years of experience, or in lieu of education, at least 8 years of relevant experience in the sensory field or consumer science
Strong working knowledge of sensory science in all qualitative and quantitative methodologies (affective, descriptive and discrimination)
Strong computer skills and strong knowledge of statistical data collection and analysis packages
Ability to lead multiple projects in an efficient, timely and precise manner
Strong inter-personal skills; excellent oral communication and ability to work independently, as well as a high aptitude for learning and adaptability


Job Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Sensory Science or relevant field and at least 5 years of experience, or in lieu of education, at least 8 years of relevant experience in the sensory field or consumer science..
Strong working knowledge of sensory science in all qualitative and quantitative methodologies (affective, descriptive and discrimination)
Strong computer skills and strong knowledge of statistical data collection and analysis packages
Ability to lead multiple projects in an efficient, timely and precise manner
Strong inter-personal skills; excellent oral communication and ability to work independently, as well as a high aptitude for learning and adaptability
50% Travel to other company locations
Employer Contact Information
Kinsa Group
Kristine Looker Looker
9779 South Franklin Drive, Suite 200
53132
Kinsa Group Kristine  Looker Looker
I work at Kinsa’s parent company, ABR Employment Services in the Professional Search division and assists Kinsa’s Recruiting Team and clients with niche open positions and specialized search projects. I bring almost 20 years of recruiting experience to the team, including extensive IT and Engineering recruitment, as well as executive level search. I have worked in several different industries, which has helped her to build and maintain a strong network of candidates. I enjoy the day to day challenges that come along with recruiting but overall it’s changing lives that makes the difference.

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